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Venues Day 2018 Programme Revealed

General Delegate Booking Opens Music Venue Trust’s national networking event Venues Day 2018 returns on Wednesday 17 October to explore the theme The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Sharing Good Practice, Strategies for Overcoming Bad Practice and How to Deal with the Ugly Side of Operating a GMV. Over 500 delegates will gather [...]

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Venues Day 2018 Partners Announced

Venues Day 2018 Partners With Venues Day 2018 only 6 weeks away Music Venue Trust is excited to share with you the partners whose support is making this year's national networking event for grassroots music venues possible. These are the organisations who have given us financial assistance to mount the event, offer free/discounted delegate [...]

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Sandbox Returns for Venues Day 2018

  Sandbox Returns for Venues Day 2018 Three Agents Join the Growing List of Music Venue Trust Patrons Music Venue Trust is delighted to announce the return of The Sandbox, an interactive area at Venues Day 2018 which provides an opportunity for Speed Networking between the UK’s top Agents and Grassroots Music Venues. Music [...]

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Further Artist Patrons Step Up To Support Music Venue Trust

Further Artist Patrons Step Up To Support Music Venue Trust Hot on the heels of Music Venue Trust announcing that Ellie Rowsell of Wolf Alice has joined Jeremy Pritchard of Everything Everything as a trustee of the charity, we are delighted to announce 4 new artist patrons: Oh Wonder, ShaoDow, Rews and Benin City. Our [...]

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After 4-Year Campaign Agent of Change is Here

After 4-Year Campaign Agent of Change is Here It finally happened. After four solid years of campaigning by Music Venue Trust, alongside our friends, patrons and partners, Agent of Change entered into UK planning advice in the National Planning Policy Framework on 24 July. The relevant guidance features at paragraph 182, which reads: 182. Planning [...]

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Music Venue Trust Welcomes New Trustees: Ellie Rowsell and Bengi Unsal

Music Venue Trust Welcomes New Trustees: Ellie Rowsell and Bengi Unsal Board developments at charity to reflect opportunities in the sector Music Venue Trust is excited to announce two additions to its Board, musician Ellie Rowsell (Wolf Alice) and Bengi Unsal (Senior Contemporary Music Programmer at Southbank Centre) and the appointment of Sarah Thirtle as [...]

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Music Venue Trust Receives Donation From AEG Europe

Music Venue Trust Receives Donation From AEG Europe Charity continues to attract industry support Music Venue Trust is delighted to announce it has received a significant donation to support its work from AEG Europe. Speaking on behalf of AEG Europe, John Langford (VP/GM – The O2) said: John Langford, VP/GM - The O2:   [...]

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Earn Your Stripes Bursary

Earn Your Stripes Bursary Music Venue Trust is delighted to launch another initiative to support grassroots music venues to give young people opportunities to be part of the live music team at your local venue. The Earn Your Stripes Bursary, funded by Red Stripe and administered by MVT, will enable 50 young people to be [...]

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KT Tunstall Adds Her Voice To Support Music Venue Trust’s Work In Scotland

KT Tunstall Adds Her Voice To Support Music Venue Trust’s Work In Scotland Music Venue Trust are delighted to announce that KT Tunstall is the latest artist to publicly state her support for the charity’s work by becoming a patron. To coincide with a week in which the first ever Scottish Venues Meeting takes [...]

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Madness Support Music Venue Trust

Madness Support Music Venue Trust As patrons and with exclusive limited edition lyric t-shirt To celebrate Fightback London, Music Venue Trust is delighted to announce a very special, limited edition t-shirt featuring handwritten lyrics by brand new patrons Madness. The signature series t-shirt is part of a whole heap of shows, activity and merchandise [...]

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